Management of Perinatal and Infant Oral Health

Saleha Shah
2019 Interventions in Pediatric Dentistry Open Access Journal  
Mothers in the perinatal stage and infants should be identified and evaluated for the risk of dental caries. Early childhood caries can lead to detrimental consequences in the primary dentition. This entails that oral health care advice regarding oral hygiene, diet, fluoride and dental management be provided to minimize the risk factors and optimize the protective factors to improve the longterm oral health outcomes for both the mother and her infant.
doi:10.32474/ipdoaj.2019.02.000150 fatcat:usdnw7ao3fhovpjenl34yzc6uq